Last updated: October 13, 2017 at 19:50 pm
Dwarf lanternshark (Etmopterus perryi) – 19 cm (7.5 in). Its current known distribution is limited to the upper continental shelf off Colombia and Venezuela, at depths between 283–439 m (928–1,440 ft).
Springer, S.; Burgess, G.H. (August 5, 1985). Two New Dwarf Dogsharks (Etmopterus, Squalidae), Found off the Caribbean Coast of Colombia. Copeia. 1985 (3): 584–591.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.